Cultural and Linguistic Services
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources

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FP2L - Face-to-Face Communication: Beyond the Basics
December 19, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1108

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Working Better Together: Everything DiSC Workplace
January 31, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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FP2L - Coaching and Developing Others
January 29, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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FP2L - Effective Emails - Fundamentals in Business Writing
February 5, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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FP2L - Face-to-Face Communication: Beyond the Basics
February 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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FP2L - Understanding Organizational Politics
February 12, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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FP2L - Your Interpersonal Style
February 14, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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FP2L - Modes of Conflict Management
February 19, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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FP2L - Understanding and Influencing Team Dynamics for Peak Performance
February 21, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Working Better Together: Everything DiSC Workplace
April 11, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Working Better Together: Everything DiSC Workplace
June 5, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045


Volunteer Tutors Needed

Cultural Linguistic Services, within the Office of Human Resources, is in need of tutors to help UW-Madison employees develop their learning in areas such as: English language, literacy (English and Spanish), writing, math, and other subjects. Scheduling and meeting locations are flexible. To become a tutor, complete an application or contact Jzong Thao at jzong.thao@wisc.edu.



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WORKPLACE LEARNING PROGRAM AND TRAINING


 This program is composed of:

 1. Workplace English Language Learning Classes are for employees who have limited English proficiency. The classes are taught in the workplace and develop verbal and written English workplace skills to foster effective communication between employees and managers/supervisors. Employees develop workplace competencies in the following areas: workplace interactions, workplace safety, human resource topics, workplace culture, talking about work, and social interactions. At the same time, they practice listening, speaking, pronunciation, writing, reading, and grammar.

 
2. Plain Language Services support UW-Madison staff to facilitate written effective communication.

3. The 
Employee Learning Center helps UW-Madison employees (including J-1 visa scholars) identify and work toward educational goals to enhance opportunities for workplace advancement.

The Employee Learning Center is a drop-in center, located at 21 N. Park Street. The Employee Learning Center is open every Wednesday from 4:00 – 5:30 pm, room 1108 (1st floor). No appointment or registration is necessary.

Areas of instruction may include:

  • English conversation, pronunciation, and listening practice
  • Workplace and Research Vocabulary
  • U.S.A. Culture and American Idioms 
  • Learning about UW-Madison 

For more information, please see the Employee Learning Center Flyer:

English| Spanish | Hmong | Tibetan |​​ Chinese

4. Multilingual Training and Information sessions in English, Spanish, Hmong, Mandarin Chinese and Tibetan. 

  • Work and Life Skills Training, such as Resume Writing, Understanding Earnings Statements, Using UW Libraries, and Resources Available for UW-Madison Employees
  • Working Effectively with an Interpreter
  • Beyond Words: Non-verbal Communication in the Workplace
  • Basic Computer Classes

5. The Volunteer Tutoring Program matches employees with tutors who provide one-on-one instruction. Learners can pursue individual learning goals at convenient times and locations. A Tutor Training Certificate is available through ProLiteracy.

 For additional information please see below:


 

Community through respect & civility. Excellence through diversity. Success through learning.
Cultural and Linguistic Services
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Suite 5101 -21 N Park Street - Madison, WI 53715
Contact our office at 608.265.2257
Email: Registrations2@ohr.wisc.edu

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